Maryland
Public School Ratings






Maryland Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Maryland School Districts by City
Number Of Students 896,860
Number Of Maryland Schools 1,419
Number Of Maryland School Districts 26
Spending Per Student $16,358

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

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Math Test

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Math Proficiency

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 38.7% 49.7%
Black 34.9% 15.9%
Hispanic 18.9% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.0% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 46.3% 47.6%
English Language Learners 9.4% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 12.2% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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    AVG FOR STATE AVG FOR NATION

Maryland Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 6,045,680 328,239,523
Population Density (per sq. mile) 616 92
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.1% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 18.9% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 33.0% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 27.4% 26.0%
65 Or Older 14.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,193,592 118,338,931
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.0% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 39.6% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 21.9% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.9% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.1% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.0% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.3% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.3% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 7.6% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,366 $8,400,065,370 57.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $662 $593,369,760 4.0%
Staff $678 $607,674,703 4.1%
General Administration $143 $127,940,102 0.9%
School Administration $992 $889,923,589 6.1%
Operation $1,236 $1,108,647,964 7.6%
Transportation $766 $686,865,217 4.7%
Other $406 $364,137,670 2.5%
Total Support $4,882 $4,378,416,861 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,110 $1,892,724,761 12.9%
Total Expenditures $16,358 $14,671,064,788 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%